The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 111 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 36 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% 1.17% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% 7.48% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 36
Average salary £38,250 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £31,150 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
353 361 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.52% 15.60% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 286 283 371
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 53 (77.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 37 (54.41%) MS Exchange
3 30 (44.12%) Cisco
4 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.76%) SAN
6 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (33.82%) VoIP
6 23 (33.82%) VMware
7 22 (32.35%) Migration
7 22 (32.35%) WAN
7 22 (32.35%) LAN
8 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
9 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 20 (29.41%) Office 365
10 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (27.94%) MS Office
11 17 (25.00%) Dell
11 17 (25.00%) SCCM
11 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 16 (23.53%) Firewall
12 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
13 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (22.06%) CCNA
14 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (54.41%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.94%) CMS
7 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.94%) MS Office
3 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) Office 365
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) SAN
2 23 (33.82%) VoIP
3 22 (32.35%) WAN
3 22 (32.35%) LAN
4 16 (23.53%) Firewall
5 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 12 (17.65%) DNS
6 10 (14.71%) iSCSI
7 9 (13.24%) MPLS
8 7 (10.29%) OSPF
8 7 (10.29%) BGP
8 7 (10.29%) IPv4
8 7 (10.29%) IPv6
9 5 (7.35%) DHCP
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.94%) Wireless
11 2 (2.94%) VPN
11 2 (2.94%) PBX
11 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) IT Support
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.94%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) CGI
2 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) GIS
1 8 (11.76%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) DTV
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Migration
2 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.18%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Business Development
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
5 8 (11.76%) ITSM
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) Validation
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
8 2 (2.94%) Line Management
8 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.47%) Change Control
9 1 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.47%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.47%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (22.06%) CCNA
4 13 (19.12%) MCSA
5 12 (17.65%) CCNP
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
7 3 (4.41%) MCITP
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.94%) CCSE
8 2 (2.94%) CCSA
8 2 (2.94%) CCDA
8 2 (2.94%) CCDP
8 2 (2.94%) CCIE
9 1 (1.47%) VTSP
9 1 (1.47%) MCP
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.24%) XenApp
3 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
4 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.47%) UAG
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) WSUS
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (77.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) Cisco
3 23 (33.82%) VMware
4 17 (25.00%) Dell
5 14 (20.59%) Citrix
6 8 (11.76%) Computacenter
7 6 (8.82%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) EMC
7 6 (8.82%) Symantec
8 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.88%) Lotus
9 4 (5.88%) Avaya
9 4 (5.88%) Juniper
9 4 (5.88%) F5
10 3 (4.41%) Mitel
11 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.94%) McAfee
11 2 (2.94%) IBM
11 2 (2.94%) SAP
11 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40K Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago